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Tonight—Hoover Book Soiree: Graeme Wood's The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

A reminder that the next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5-7 pm tonight, March 28, when Ben and Samuel Tadros, Senior Fellow at Hudson Institute's Center for Religious Freedom and Distinguished Visiting Fellow in Middle Eastern Studies at the Hoover Institution, will interview Graeme Wood on his new book, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State.

This series of monthly book conversations about national security law and policy is sponsored by the Hoover Institution's National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group. The conversations take place at Hoover's offices at 1399 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 500, preceded by a reception with food and drink, then recorded for podcasting on Lawfare

Space for the March 28 event is limited; RSVPs are required. Here is the invitation. We hope you will try to come.

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Today's Headlines and Commentary

Today's Headlines and Commentary

CNN reports that House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) confirmed this morning that he was on the White House grounds the day before his announcement that he saw information suggesting that the communications of then-President-elect Donald Trump and his advisers may have been swept up incidentally as part of surveillance of foreign nationals.

Hoover Book Soiree

Tomorrow—Hoover Book Soiree: Graeme Wood's The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5-7 pm on Tuesday, March 28, when Ben will interview Graeme Wood on his new book, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State.

Politics & National Security

Renaissance of the Militant Democracy?

A look at the principle of "militant democracy" embodied in art. 21 sec. 2 of Germany's Basic Law, which provides that the Federal Constitutional Court, the Bundesverfassungsgericht, must declare the dissolution of any political party that seeks to undermine or abolish the free and democratic order of Germany or to endanger its existence.

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